AR249
Meseta del Asador (o Aguila)


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata LC resident 2007 1,000-2,499 individuals A1
Patagonian Tinamou Tinamotis ingoufi LC resident 2007 present A3
Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi CR breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A1, A2, A3, A4i
Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis NT passage 2007 250-999 individuals A1
Magellanic Plover Pluvianellus socialis NT breeding 2007 < 50 individuals A1, A2, A3
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica LC breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Cinnamon-bellied Ground-tyrant Muscisaxicola capistratus LC resident 2007 present A3
Chocolate-vented Tyrant Neoxolmis rufiventris LC breeding 2007 50-249 individuals A2, A3
Patagonian Yellow-finch Sicalis lebruni LC resident 2007 present A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Club Observadores de Aves (COAS) Patagonia Sur - Río Gallegos 2007
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Meseta del Asador (o Aguila). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.